Playing a musical instrument is one of the most rewarding hobbies a child can undertake. Mastering an instrument takes many years of patience and practice, but those who can recreate their favorite symphonies—or write stirring pieces of their own—know that all the time and effort is more than worthwhile.
If your son or daughter is a Mozart in the making, give them the chance to hone their craft with a music program this summer. They’ll spend their break learning from new instructors, playing along with peers, and developing skills they can use to create beautiful sounds for years to come.
It takes more than one instrument to build an orchestra. Whether your child plays bass or bassoon, cello or trombone, piccolo or piano, there’s a summer camp for them in our directory. In addition to sharpening their individual talents, they’ll learn to play as part of an ensemble, and some camps may take things further by teaching music history and theory. Of course, classical music isn’t everyone’s jam—if your child is more into Eddie Van Halen than Ludwig Van Beethoven, take a look at our rock music camps.
The diverse selection of camps listed on CampPage makes it easy to find the best environment for your child. There are different summer music camps for middle school students and high school students that participate in competitive programs during the academic year, so you can match your kids with the right instructors for their age group and skill level. Overnight music summer camps offer the fullest camp experience, but if returning home in the evenings is better for your family, day camps still give your kids plenty of time to grow.
Now’s the time to start tuning your instruments for music camps for the 2020 summer season. Use the map to narrow your search by location—your kids can experience camp in their home state or across the country, and if you’d like to expand their knowledge of music around the world, international music camps are available too.
Going to summer camp is an excellent opportunity for your young musician to challenge themselves and explore their creative side like never before.